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  1. Torrid

    Torrid Well-Known Member

    Hi, every now and then, when I exit out of an app, my old TouchWiz screen returns and I have to hit my home button in order to get my current launcher (Apex) screens back. I have Apex selected as my default launcher, so I dont know why this happens. Outside of rooting is there some way I can prevent TouchWiz from cropping up (I really dislike it)?

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  2. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice VIP Member

    The first thing I would try is clearing the defaults for Touchwiz.
  3. Torrid

    Torrid Well-Known Member

    How do I do that? Is that in settings?
  4. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice VIP Member

    Phone isn't near me... but Settings>whatever is on the left>apps

    Find TW, click on it and click the "clear defaults" button.
  5. WalkaboutDavid

    WalkaboutDavid Well-Known Member

    Settings>More>Application Manager>All
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  6. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice VIP Member

    Why did I say left... I obviously meant right... long day :(

    Thanks for listing it for the OP!
  7. Torrid

    Torrid Well-Known Member

    Thanks guys, but that didn't solve the problem, unfortunately. I already had the defaults clear.
  8. Torrid

    Torrid Well-Known Member

    Any other ideas?
  9. Torrid

    Torrid Well-Known Member

  10. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice VIP Member

    Perhaps try downloading another launcher and see if it happens with it also. That way you can eliminate your launcher from the mix.
  11. Torrid

    Torrid Well-Known Member

    I tried another Launcher and the issue still exists.
  12. Coolhands

    Coolhands Active Member

    Perhaps when you selected Apex you chose "just once" instead of always. Try clearing Apex's defaults and then choose "always" for Apex.
  13. Szadzik

    Szadzik Well-Known Member

    When you choose Always for Apex long-press the home button and swipe away touchwiz from there.

    If that does not help, you can always disable touchwiz completely.
  14. Torrid

    Torrid Well-Known Member

    Thanks guys! I started over and did both of you guys suggestions, and that seems to have done the trick!

    Thanks again!
  15. CrimsonPride

    CrimsonPride Well-Known Member

    yea that was what i was going to suggest, or clearing the cache, it will remove touchwiz launcher from memory and that shouldnt happen again after that.
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